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Cathedral of the presentation in the temple of the blessed virgin Mary

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Cathedral in the name of Introduction in temple Presvjatoj of the virgin is one of the religious attractions of the city. The construction of this magnificent temple began in 1991 and ended in 2000, the Cathedral was built on a specially designed draft model of the temple, sponsored by the architect V. G. Sergeyev.

In 1993, in Minsk on competition of projects erected in the CIS temples Karaganda project took first place. A construction contractor was selected by the trust "Karagandagiproshaht," originally the building was planned the participation of all key enterprises of the region. However, in view of the prevailing circumstances of the time, to complete the construction work had by local residents.

The temple walls are built of brick, vault - cast aggregate concrete. The complex consists of Trappitello of the Cathedral, the baptismal room, Sunday school, administrative buildings, dwellings and several outbuildings. The Cathedral can accommodate 1200 worshipers. At its base the Cathedral has the shape of Noah's ark.

The Central aisles of the Cathedral consecrated in honor of the Introduction in temple Presvjatoj of the virgin on the left - in the name of the Holy Unmercenaries and Wonderworkers Cosmas and Damian, and the right - in honor of St. Sebastian of Karaganda. Ceremony of consecration of the Cathedral took place in 2000

In September 1998 the Cathedral was opened Sunday school. Originally, the school consisted of four classrooms in the basement of the Cathedral. In 2005, the Sunday school was given five more spacious and bright classrooms.

The Cathedral has a group of "Mercy". For this group the fixed Red Cross and hospice, interviews with visitors were given material and moral support, and individual assistance to people with disabilities and people without a certain residence.